“The feature length documentary Carpet Racers: A Crash Course explores a yearlong journey into the subculture of grown men and women that make a living, or try to, racing radio control cars… Professionally. Whether at their local carpet tracks, or on the biggest and brightest of stages, these competitors are almost exactly like those celebrated individuals that race NASCAR or FORMULA ONE. Almost… Aside from two huge differences: the cars are the size of a shoebox, and no one has a clue as to who these people are. But these cars are no joke; they reach velocities of 60 miles per hour. And when the best of the best get together in places like Orlando, at the Snowbird Nationals, and Las Vegas at the International Indoor Championships, the level of racing takes the competition, grit, determination and desire to a whole new level. Speed and control is the goal. Some of these racers have it, and some don’t. Both in racing and their personal lives.” Find Out More… [Source – carpetracers.com] Our thanks go to www.hobbymedia.it for pointing us to this news.